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updates the story of the butler accused of stealing documents from the pope and leaking them to the press. >> woodruff: hari sreenivasan travels to the electorally important swing state of iowa where the polls opened last week. >> a recent des moines register poll found less than 2% of iowa voters were undecided, which means the campaigns could benefit from locking in votes early. >> ifill: margaret warner examines a genetic breakthrough that could allow doctors to diagnose and treat seriously ill infants sooner. >> woodruff: and we close by returning to a conversation with tonight's debate moderator, our own jim lehrer about his book on past presidential debates. that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> woodruff: in just a few hours, president barack obama and former massachusetts governor mitt romney will ta
's former butler claims that he was mistreated after his arrest for allegedly stealing confidential documents. he said his cell was so small he could not extend his arms. he denies that charges but confessed to photocopying documents. when you look up into the sky, you might be dazzled by the stars. what you cannot see with the naked eye is -- see withcan secannot the naked eye is tens of thousands of satellites. they could crash into each other bringing down mobile phone networks. >> one of the strangest experiments is about to begin. a harpoon will be fired at part of a satellite. the aim is to find a way of cleaning up all of the junk in space. this is the swarm of junk that the harpoon is meant to tackle. the red dots represent old rockets and satellites. they are in the same area of space as the working satellites that we depend on. collisions have already happened. the idea is to fire the harpoon to capture the satellite. this way, the junk can be steered down into the atmosphere to be burned up. space has become a critical part. we see this every day. we see this in telecommu
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